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Future Drones: Teams, Squadrons and Swarms of Bots
2017-10-31 11:33 UTC by Tamir Eshel

As robotic machines become intelligent and autonomous, human-machine and machine-machine teaming (MUMT and Swarms) will become the norm in military operations - a trend that military planners already address in their forecast, research and development roadmaps.

Future Drones: Operational Challenges
2017-10-30 15:14 UTC by Tamir Eshel

This post continues our discussion on Future Drones The freedom of action that characterized drone operations in the past decades is diminishing quickly, with the introduction of advanced electronic warfare techniques, communications jamming, and counter-UAV capabilities. The air forces that pioneered the use of UAVs in the 1990s and early 2000s have already experienced adversary […]

Soldier Borne Sensors
2017-10-27 20:32 UTC by Tamir Eshel

By the next year, the U.S. Army plans to equip the individual warfighter with an autonomous Soldier Based Sensors (SBS) based on a miniature drone. The Army is evaluating different off the shelf solutions for this applications.

Future Drones: Smarter and Deadlier
2017-10-27 00:00 UTC by Tamir Eshel

Today military forces use Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) in many roles, primarily for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) supporting all echelons, from the strategic to the tactical level.  Drones are also used for strike missions, particularly against time-sensitive targets (TST), where these persistent platforms, that carry the surveillance and communications equipment, also operate the strike […]

DSEI 2017 – Defense Update
2017-10-26 16:34 UTC by Tamir Eshel

The biennial Defense Security Equipment International Exhibition (DSEI) held in London in September 2017 provided insight into British defense programs. The event attracted strong international participation, both visitors and exhibitors from 42 countries, many of which addressed UK and European defense and security requirements. This review highlights some of the main themes at the show.

 

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